My Fake Picasso Went to Auction at $1.4 Million

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    Forgery is one of the greatest challenges the art world faces today, with fakes and misattributions estimated to be as high as 50% of all works in the market.

    Before his arrest, Billy “The Brush” Mumford forged over 1000 pieces that made their way across the globe. His best friend David Henty had equally thrived selling his fakes on eBay, with one of his Picasso copies recently going up for auction at £1 million.

    Sydney Lima meets the two convicted forgers as they work to create a knock-off piece of art that could be accepted as real. Then she takes the piece to a forensic lab to see whether they can tell it’s a fake.

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T T
T T

Couldn’t you be sued if you make that much money off a copy of the painting?

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Muhammad Ammar
Muhammad Ammar

I wonder if someone's out collecting fake paintings...

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Yurd Me
Yurd Me

Follow the 10 commandments Christians and ask for forgiveness so you go to heaven

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Gag O
Gag O

I'd rather buy those fake paintings than the real ones, too expensive

Vor 11 Tage
Abhishek Duggal
Abhishek Duggal

When did vice hire mave wiley?

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Barish E
Barish E

This VICE chick looks like Anikka Albrite w/ an English accent!

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UCompletedDaVibeCheck
UCompletedDaVibeCheck

This is just evil... I LOVE ITTTTT

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Henry Wilson-Winter
Henry Wilson-Winter

Is this legal?

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Buddy Daturtle
Buddy Daturtle

My favorite artist is Tommervik all originals!

Vor 22 Tage
Cleta Shinn
Cleta Shinn

The helpless time connolly inform because begonia perceptually mate like a striped blood. well-to-do, silent psychology

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nat beech
nat beech

Well now, Impressive, ( I'm speaking of Sydney ;)

Vor 23 Tage
Liam
Liam

Lol “Picasso isn’t that hard”

Vor 23 Tage
Life Modify
Life Modify

Not a good fake If he got caught lol

Vor 23 Tage
Leon Schuck
Leon Schuck

The Caravaggio is everything but near the originals xD

Vor 23 Tage
Weliveon IG
Weliveon IG

Del Boy and Rodney

Vor 23 Tage
Brett Prior
Brett Prior

I mean, if the lab didn't get it right, this sure would had been a scathing "endorsement" for them, lol. Though, some of the things that they called out could for sure be avoided. The cracking could be encouraged, the colors could be more accurate, the dog hair could be eliminated. . . But still, I don't think they were aiming to make the lab look a fool.

Vor 23 Tage
Ruby Lawrence
Ruby Lawrence

love these two they are like del boy and rodney

Vor 24 Tage
Pink Guy
Pink Guy

They need to use the same microscopes and machines to authenticate sneakers nowadays...them fakes are are getting better everyday LOL

Vor 25 Tage
Joshua Stubbs
Joshua Stubbs

When they're not pushing retarded left-wing agendas, vice can actually make good content.

Vor 25 Tage
Christiana Vucea
Christiana Vucea

my stupid weeb brain saw this and immediately thought of Great Pretender case 3, Snow in London

Vor 25 Tage
Марко Ракић
Марко Ракић

why is this illegal?

Vor 26 Tage
『baitmaster76』
『baitmaster76』

yoooo, they made the great pretender a real thing!

Vor 26 Tage
Shipshang Nalbo
Shipshang Nalbo

Seriously!! 4ads in a single video??

Vor 26 Tage
Citruline
Citruline

Of all the art seen in this video, it's looking at this girl that's most captivating. Artists aint got anything on the beauty that nature produces.

Vor 26 Tage
thevil
thevil

The caravaggio is awful!

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chiluxr
chiluxr

When you quantify art with Money it's no longer art ---- by me.

Vor 26 Tage
Waldemar Thille
Waldemar Thille

doesn't this count as counterfitting?

Vor 26 Tage
Moon's Variety channel
Moon's Variety channel

wait, why is this not illegal?

Vor 27 Tage
robson shimada
robson shimada

-You stopped forgering? -Yes, totally, I am not involved in this anymore! -And do you still paint nowadays? -Yes, sometimes I do some doodles -Do they look similar to other pieces of art? -Sometimes

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Vish
Vish

I feel Picasso was just trolling everyone towards the end of his life 😂

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Mike White
Mike White

Rule number 1- NEVER TELL A CRIMINAL HE CANT DO SOMETHING! They just challenged this man. Lmao

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Rigo
Rigo

I'm ok with rich people getting ripped off.

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Drampa Dreg
Drampa Dreg

I despise art investors, taking art away from the public in many cases. Artists starve, then die and all of a sudden their work is worth so much, people use it as a financial investment. Forge away! The artists don't mind, copying them is flattery, more than these investors give them when they are alive. IF the artists got their due I would feel differently about forgery, but sadly they rarely ever do.

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Allister Caine
Allister Caine

I have to most of respect for these guys.

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P B
P B

That's why nfts are great and why they are being attacked. A multi billion dollar industry is created to authenticate works and 50% of art on the market are forgeries. Well, Nfts solve the question of authenticity since they can't be duplicated and have unique digital addresses.

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mastercheif1989
mastercheif1989

These two are like the two old men from the muppets.

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Karthik S
Karthik S

Let me put it this way... This guy's a professional "art hacker".

Vor 27 Tage
Jesse Morrenhof
Jesse Morrenhof

Alternative title, I committed a crime and made 1.4M dollars

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Jérôme Legein
Jérôme Legein

I want to move into the UK just to say "quid" unironically

Vor 28 Tage
Paul Querengesser
Paul Querengesser

I used to make fake Jackson Pollocks. Virtually indistinguishable from the originals. Nobody cared😔.

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908 897
908 897

Where can we buy his paintings?

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Eric S
Eric S

It's a shame with his painting talent he couldn't do well by or himself, unfortunately for painters usually your art isn't worth much until you die.

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user6960 _
user6960 _

Paying millions for art will never make sense

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Kamen Rider Kuuga
Kamen Rider Kuuga

I think the art world is already stupidly fake enough that we should give forger a chance for living. Art is already not something that is worth over money, so who cares about them getting some money, i dont mind that they get a million, atleast not some stupid billionaire.

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Richard Thomas
Richard Thomas

The painting is fake but she’s very real .

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James
James

its not fair at all to tell them its a forgery before they examine it of course theyre going to identify it as a forgery so they look legitimate

Vor 29 Tage
Lloyd Davidson
Lloyd Davidson

The acrid sweatshop hemodynamically squeeze because sunflower broadly need mid a overjoyed crayfish. sick, light wrist

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Greenman422
Greenman422

Whoever owns a business that certificates genuine art pieces might want to hire one of these guys to teach em the ropes.

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Tanishk Tomar
Tanishk Tomar

the host is amazing

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Final Season REALITY
Final Season REALITY

I love how the laughter soon stopped when she ask have you been done for forgery.. He was so quick to laugh at his friend.... SUS

Vor 29 Tage
Squishy Bol
Squishy Bol

Thought the title said the painting was sold for £1 🤠

Vor 29 Tage
DACS_2711 BF
DACS_2711 BF

12:22 Windows XP, OMG!

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Wayne G
Wayne G

I would totally buy a fake . Art is so objective anyways .

Vor 29 Tage
Martin Meramdzhiev
Martin Meramdzhiev

Isn’t that the blond chick from the “Most Expensive Rehab in The World” series ? Happy to see her doing okay 🙏

Vor 29 Tage
Brain in a Nutshell
Brain in a Nutshell

0:43 she looks like Emma Mackey

Vor 29 Tage
Mona Kuoppamaa
Mona Kuoppamaa

These guys seme super fun!

Vor 29 Tage
Setwhattt
Setwhattt

NoOooooooOOOOOOOOOOoooooooo, YOU CAN'T JUST COPY THE WORK OF PEOPLE WHO'VE BEEN DEAD FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS, THIEEEF. YOU PLEBS ONLY GET TO LOOOK AT THIS "100 MILLION DOLLAR" PAINTING THROUGH A DIGITAL SCREEN

Vor 29 Tage
Jocky Basant
Jocky Basant

Wolfgang Beltracchi is still the king. :)

Vor 29 Tage
Alpha Gamer Chad 3
Alpha Gamer Chad 3

when clickbait

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Amber Li
Amber Li

"it's just justification for profiting off someone else's genius" THIS!

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Amber Li
Amber Li

say whatever u want abt fair money but forgery is disrespectful to the artists themselves.

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Amber Li
Amber Li

makes my blood boil tbh

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David Zelaya
David Zelaya

easy cash

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BaeWuf
BaeWuf

if it's just as good, what's the big deal

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ZE_GERMAN
ZE_GERMAN

If people wouldn’t qualify some modern painting to be worth Millions, people wouldn’t buy it for millions. It is only when some Expert claims it is a one of a kind, then someone is willing to open their wallets. Some of this modern art I see, I wouldn’t give you 20 Bucks for but somehow other believe it is worth millions. Art is nothing but make believe.

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Syam Rasid
Syam Rasid

She looks like margot robbie

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CoolOrphans
CoolOrphans

11:57 - wow I can't believe people forge art what's the ulterior motive of doing that 12:59

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Ink Chaos
Ink Chaos

" I doodle sometimes"

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Gaudi
Gaudi

she’s so bad

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Rodrigo Mirra
Rodrigo Mirra

The boring lady at the lab was probably the girl who reminded teacher about homework

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Rodrigo Mirra
Rodrigo Mirra

The guy made a forgery out of this episode itself

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Olivia P.
Olivia P.

If this man was in an anime it would be called, Hiding My Power Level of 1000

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Chirich kilipaari presents
Chirich kilipaari presents

When you thought ,,, I got a good content... but content its self doing really well...

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YouҬube
YouҬube

The interviewer speaks like Freddie Mercurys long lost sister

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TheWipal
TheWipal

I hope these artists are having a nice day

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Tyler G
Tyler G

Why would you tell them it was fake.. Of course it's easy to point stuff out when you already know the answer.

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MrShanester117
MrShanester117

If they can all be faked so easy, maybe they’re not that special in the first place

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lightless
lightless

I got baited by a woman thumbnail and so did you

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Gaudi
Gaudi

shes so bad

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Vishal Ratmele
Vishal Ratmele

When he said "sometimes i do two or three picassos because its not that difficult" it was so funny and so true !! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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Zsolt Vastag
Zsolt Vastag

Forgery or not. Jilleen dismantled the guy so hard, it should be classified as attempted murder.

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Guitar Goone
Guitar Goone

the girl looks like a topmodel

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Gaudi
Gaudi

yeah 😩

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Knight Artorias
Knight Artorias

"Art is worth millions because of the message, meaning, composition of the piece." Also artists: "Oh, it's not a GENUINE Picasso? This is worthless."

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Monke Madness
Monke Madness

Shawty bad doe 🥵

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Gaudi
Gaudi

fr 😩

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Olle hedenius
Olle hedenius

Only vice can do this stuff 🤣

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TheSmokekoke
TheSmokekoke

BYE DAVID

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Shemarlison Junior
Shemarlison Junior

Mazal tov...

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The1stAssassins
The1stAssassins

I love how the one guy is like "I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole" and the other guy is like 'yeah, I do crime 😎'

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Ondra Štefák
Ondra Štefák

Can we just take a moment to appreciate how beautiful Sydney is?

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Diznauts
Diznauts

0:26 Ayo, my man's drippin 🥶

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Ann Jay
Ann Jay

"Sometimes I do a few Picassos before breakfast, they're not that difficult" The shaaade 💀💀💀

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Scotsman
Scotsman

if he can do these and sell for 5 thousand apiece, not claiming them as originals,not a bad mornings work

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Wanderley de Souza Neto
Wanderley de Souza Neto

This is a certified Great Pretender moment

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SnipSnap
SnipSnap

An excellent painter who just really loves art and does like the idea of it only being accessible to the ultra wealthy. I love it! This is exactly what I'd imagine professional art forgers would be like, anyone else who just wants to see movie or full documentary about them?

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pollumG
pollumG

NFTs will change this game.

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Oddball 2012
Oddball 2012

I love these guys. They show the art world to be the pretentious snobs that they are. One painting is worth millions, while the copy, almost indistinguishable from the original is worthless, all because some ponce in a beret says so.

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Setwhattt
Setwhattt

The best part is, most people who own these million dollar paintings don't even display the originals! They keep them locked away in a safe in some temperature, hazard-proof warehouse where they're insurable and display replicas instead!

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Panos Yiannakou
Panos Yiannakou

is funny someties from the montage we see the painted paint and after ot painted because they move his speech and they make cuts. 9:00 min...

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mkian
mkian

she's the only vice journalist that is vibing

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The Recommended Videos
The Recommended Videos

3:27 Priceless. Huge age gap and two person with quite an interesting but sad life befriending someone that is curious and friendly.. Such a weird, wild and fun chemistry. Like best friends in the 18th century

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ca-ke
ca-ke

The person who is responsible for authenticating art is just doing her job, she has to set the rules and catch these fakes. She has similarly studied the same artists in detail to catch them, show a little respect for her job as well.

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Laila
Laila

Honestly im not against it or mad at it. “Scamming” irrationally pretentious people. Also really what differs does it make if you are disrespecting the artist, they are dead and these buyers don’t care about the art itself they care for the signature on the bottom

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Arthur J
Arthur J

This man bangs out Picassos' like hot cakes!!!

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